Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) addresses an audience at Shilas Restaurant, 3938 N. Cicero Ave., in May 2019. Alex V. Hernandez/Block Club Chicago

Fed Up Business Owner Calls On Six Corners Neighbors To Protest Gardiner’s Point Decision: ‘Enough Is Enough’

There are currently at least 23 empty storefronts within a one-block radius of the hole, and resident and business owner James Suh said he's tired of watching more close.

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Cops Who Break Rules Will Get Fired, Lightfoot Says: ‘Some Of The Things We’ve Seen Aren’t Honest Mistakes’

"We will find you, we will identify you and we will strip you of your police powers," Lightfoot said.

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City Sending Security Teams, Trucks To Neighborhood Business Strips For Protection This Weekend, Lightfoot Says

The moves are part of "an effort to prevent the widespread violence and destruction we've seen" in recent days, Lightfoot said.

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On 13th Anniversary, Center On Halsted’s Windows Boarded Up Due To Anti-LGBTQ Threats: ‘This Is Not What We Created Here’

The Center On Halsted received anonymous, anti-LGBTQ threats saying "you're next" and that people were coming to "bust the windows out," CEO Modesto Tico Valle said.